The Governor’s decision to sign legislation that drastically cut the state’s film incentives still isn’t sitting well with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.
He admits it’s a “radical” idea, but the Emergency Manager of Pontiac has written a letter to Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson asking for a meeting to discuss the possibilities of merging the city with the county.
Along with the usual jokes and gibes, there was recognition of the reality of the economic and social interdependence of southeast Michigan during the rechristened and expanded Fab Five panel discussion at the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference Friday.
Business owners along Telegraph Road say construction is hurting business. Friday afternoon, Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson is expected to announce a plan to help those businesses.